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7 Warning Signs That You Shouldn’t Accept a Job Offer

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

“If you have a skill that’s in demand, chances are you’ve received more than one job offer…You must login or register before you view this content.

The Art and Science of Networking and Social Capital with David Burkus

Friday, June 8th, 2018

“According to David [Burkus], tons of networking books out there give advice, but the problem with the advice is it simply focuses on acquiring more contacts,” writes Vanessa Van Edwards at her website, TheScienceofPeople…You must login or register before you view this content.

Ten Cringe-Worthy Networking Mistakes That Will Make You an Outcast

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Liz Ryan (photo, left) answers a reader's concern that a fellow networker has gone into hiding after being coached on her networking methods…You must login or register before you view this content.

Should I Specialize or Generalize?

Friday, May 25th, 2018

“My career fantasies,” writes Erin McDermott Peterson, “consisted of me getting to just focus on recruiting all day—finding and interviewing people, making offers, and convincing them this was the right opportunity for them…You must login or register before you view this content.

5 Ways You’re Setting Yourself Up to Fail on LinkedIn

Friday, May 25th, 2018

“Your LinkedIn profile might be one of the first things a recruiter sees about you, so don’t make these mistakes…You must login or register before you view this content.

Is Your Networking Strategy Falling Short?

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

“While online networking offers many advantages, don't make the mistake of neglecting in-person networking…You must login or register before you view this content.

How Can Older Job Searchers Realistically Change Careers?

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Lydia Bowers (photo, left) fields a question from a reader about changing careers at 60…You must login or register before you view this content.

Why Introverts Might Be Better Networkers

Friday, May 18th, 2018

“Presumably, extroverts are more excited by going to mixers and events and meeting new people…You must login or register before you view this content.

‘The Episodic Career’: Navigating Today’s Job Market

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

“In The Episodic Career: How to Thrive at Work in the Age of Disruption, Farai Chideya [photo, left], an award-winning author, journalist and professor, reports on today’s challenging job landscape and offers tools for navigating the inevitable changes…You must login or register before you view this content.

Should I Express My Interest Even When a Company Isn’t Hiring?

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

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